Bangalore Airport will shut down on three nights to re-carpet runway

Bengaluru International Airport will shut down its single runway 09-27 on four nights in May to take-up urgently needed re-carpeting work.

Authoritative sources at the airport, inform Bangalore Aviation, the runway will shut down from 23:30 to 05:30 the next morning (18:00 to 00:00 Z). The closures will commence on the nights of 9, 11, 16, and 18 May local.

This will result in significant disruption of international flight schedules of Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways, Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Air Arabia, Emirates, Dragonair, Qatar Airways, Tiger Airways, amongst others.

Passengers travelling late night of 9, 11, 16, and 18 May or early morning 10, 12, 17, or 19 May, are advised to please check with your airline.

While negotiating alternates, passengers should be aware, this runway closure was announced to the airlines almost a month ago.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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